Cultures of Fear: A Critical Reader

Cultures of Fear: A Critical Reader

by Uli Linke

ISBN-10: 0745329667

ISBN-13: 9780745329666

Pub. Date: 12/08/2009

Publisher: Pluto Press

The prison writings of Kurdish freedom fighter and PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan  See more details below


The prison writings of Kurdish freedom fighter and PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan

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Pluto Press
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Anthropology, Culture and Society Series
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5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Fear: a conceptual framework - Uli Linke and Danielle Taana Smith

Part One: Cultures of Fear
2. The New War against Terror - Noam Chomsky (MIT)
3. Engineering Ruins and Affect - Joseph Masco (University of Chicago)
4. Terrorism and the Politics of Fear - David L. Altheide (Arizona State University)
5. Welcome to the Desert of the Real - Slavoj Žižek (University of Ljubljana)

Part Two: States of Terror
6. Human Rights and Complex Emergencies - Lucia Ann McSpadden and John R. MacArthur (Pacific School of Religion & Centers for Disease Control)
7. Speechless Emissaries - Liisa H. Malkki (Stanford University)
8. Trauma and Vulnerability During War - Doug Henry (University of North Texas)
9. The Violence of Humanitarianism - Miriam Ticktin (New School for Social Research)

Part Three: Zones of Violence
10. Gender, Terrorism, and War - Susan J. Brison (Dartmouth College)
11. The Continuum of Violence - Cynthia Cockburn (City University London)
12. Child Soldiers - Julia Dickson-Gómez (Medical College of Wisconsin)
13. Girls Behind the (Front) Lines - Carolyn Nordstrom (Notre Dame)
14. On the Run - Solrun Williksen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Part Four: Intimacies of Suffering
15. War and Sexual Violence - Elisabeth Jean Wood (Yale University)
16. Militarizing Women's Lives - Cynthia Enloe (Clark University)
17. The Political Economy of Rape - Meredeth Turshen (Rutgers University)
18. On the Torture of Others - Susan Sontag

Part Five: Normalizing Terror
19. Cultural Appropriations of Suffering - Arthur Kleinman and Joan Kleinman (Harvard University)
20. The Biopolitics of Disposability - Henry A. Giroux (MacMaster University)
21. Empire of Camps - Nicholas Mirzoeff (New York University)



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